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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992.
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992. « Show less

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  • Education notebook: Newport News Public Schools receives STEM award

    Education notebook: Newport News Public Schools receives STEM award
    Newport News Public Schools earned a 2015 Programs That Work Award from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition for its iSTEM Innovation Institute, a series of instructional courses for teachers, according to a statement from schools officials....
  • Hundreds remember the life, work of Carol Capó in Newport News

    Hundreds remember the life, work of Carol Capó in Newport News
    Carol Capó fought until the very end. She fought the cancer that filled her lungs and would ultimately take her life. She fought for the First Amendment, open government and public art. She fought death's sting. But on Sunday, it was all those she...
  • 'Reel It Out' LGBT film festival begins Tuesday night

    'Reel It Out' LGBT film festival begins Tuesday night
     The annual "Reel It Out" film festival, showcasing movies with LGBT themes, kicks off Tuesday night at the Naro in Norfolk.  The festival starts with "Southern Baptist Sissies," a drama aboiut four young men growing up gay in the Southern Baptist...
  • The Virginia Symphony and its music director, JoAnn Falletta, celebrate 25 years of music-making

    The Virginia Symphony and its music director, JoAnn Falletta, celebrate 25 years of music-making
    In 1991, a Virginia Symphony search committee made a bold move. The members auditioned six candidates vying for the position of music director/conductor and selected the only woman. JoAnn Falletta was born in Brooklyn and schooled in Manhattan, at...
  • Peninsula has multiple events offering free medical care and screenings

    The Bon Secours Care-A-Van is a free medical service that provides general medical care to uninsured adults and children in Hampton Roads communities. Its services include routine evaluation and treatment of common acute illnesses including: gastritis and...
  • Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader

     Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader
    Sometime after 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 31, 1865, an eerie silence fell over the blasted landscape that divided the Union and Confederate armies at Petersburg. Thousands of soldiers on both sides stood up and watched as a flag of truce emerged from the front-...
  • Christopher Newport University forum talks balance between freedom of speech, criticism of religion

    The attack that killed staffers of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris has raised difficult questions about the balance of freedom of speech in terms of if and when it is appropriate to criticize religion. A group of professors at Christopher Newport...
  • Searching for an end to the Civil War off Old Point Comfort

    Searching for an end to the Civil War off Old Point Comfort
    Sometime after 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 31, 1865 an eerie silence fell over the blasted landscape that divided the Union and Confederate armies at Petersburg. Thousands of soldiers on both sides stood up and watched as a flag of truce emerged from the front-...
  • CNU poll shows interest in major political reform in Virginia

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics — and that the fix may lie deeper than gift bans. Their latest survey found that almost all voters —...
  • 150th anniversary of the Hampton Roads Conference

    On Feb. 3, 1865, a steamboat floating in the waters of Hampton Roads was the setting of a meeting between Union and Confederate officials to discuss a peaceful end to the Civil War. An accord was not reached, although the meeting became a signal from...
  • Virginians say the state's politics aren't honest, CNU poll finds

    Barely a third of Virginians think the state's politics are clean, a new survey by Christopher Newport University's Wason Center for Public Policy shows. Some 64 percent of voters surveyed by the Center's student pollsters in the past several days say...